Meijer Using Text Messaging for Gas Prices

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- Meijer here is expanding a program to text message customers when gas prices are about to rise, giving them three to four hours to fill up at the cheaper price.

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- Meijer here is expanding a program to text message customers when gas prices are about to rise, giving them three to four hours to fill up at the cheaper price. The program was tested in Indianapolis and will be expanded to stores in all five states where Meijer operates in May, according to local news reports. Customers can sign up by calling a toll-free number, sending a text message to Meijer, or registering online.